Chenin blanc

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white grape grown especially in California and the lower Loire valley of France

made in California and the Loire valley in France

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The riesling is blended with pinot gris and chenin blanc; the wine won silver in the 2018 International Wine Challenge awards.
Chenin has been described as "probably the world's most versatile grape variety" and can be found in dry, sweet and sparkling wines, like the Cremants of Loire.
Inside the home, interior architect Daniel Chenin creates an environment that anticipates its residents' needs by offering functionality and luxury in a resort-style living approach.
Chenin blanc achieves its most captivating forms in the Loire, in well-known areas like Vouvray and Savennieres, and in the hands of excellent vignerons throughout Touraine and Anjou who, for one reason or another, may not use an appellation name.
There, Chenin Blanc is sometimes bone-dry (as in the Savennieres region), sometimes a little off-dry (Vouvray leans that way), but never too sweet.
Chenin Blanc, or Steen, as it is known locally, has been grown in abundance since the earliest days of South African winemaking, and today remains the country's most widely-planted grape.
Step two: For your flagship variety, pick Chenin Blanc, which everyone else in the state has been ripping out as fast as they can.
Chenin Blanc is a versatile white and is available fruity, dry, still, or sparkling.
Allied Domecq Wines offers several new wine releases including three form California comes Callaway 2001 Chenin Blanc ($7), said to offer tropical crispness and slightly sweet finish, 2000 Chardonnay ($9), with restrained oak and bright fruit flavors; and the 2000 Sauvignon Blanc ($8), with hints of nectarine, citrus and melon.
SOUTH Africa has been popular for its white wines for some time now, with Chenin Blanc leading the way in the value for money sector.
1996 was an absolutely stunning vintage for both chenin blanc (Vouvray etc) and sauvignon blanc.
Van Steenwyk cites Adelaida's Chenin Blanc as an example.
2003 Chateau La Grange Clinet Premieres Cotes de Bordeaux and 2005 Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Rated Best Red and Top White in Annual Rating of the Year's Most Flavorful Value Vintages in Today's Boston Globe and Online at www.
Sam Wylie-Harris discovers designer-label wines at high street prices | | Painted Dog Chenin Blanc Viognier 2017, Swartland, South Africa (PS6.
From the very first drop of KWV chenin blanc that was allowed on the UK market after sanctions were lifted, to the whole raft of very fine wines now available, they have always represented value for money and quality that goes from strength to strength.